Asia News

Time Magazine highlights three environmentalists working in China as "Heroes of the Environment"

Oct 03, 2008
OCTOBER 2008 - Time Magazine's list of environmental heroes for 2008 features articles on Peter Head, a British engineer building an eco-city in China, Wang Yongchen, a Chinese environmental activist, and Peggy Liu, head of the Chinese NGO, Joint U.S.-China Cooperation on Clean Energy (JUCCCE).

Report in Environmental Research Letters Explores Beijing's Blue Sky Days

Sep 29, 2008
SEPTEMBER 2008 - Author Steven Q. Andrews Analyzes the Discrepancy Between Reported Blue Sky Days and Monitoring Station Data

A trade-first Pakistan policy

Sep 26, 2008
In a September 26 Baltimore Sun op-ed, Asia Program Director Robert M. Hathaway urges more liberal treatment for Pakistani exports.

CEF Meeting "Greening Business in China" Featured on FORA TV

Sep 24, 2008
SEPTEMBER 2008 - CEF speaker, Terry Yosie, on China's Sustainable Businesses

In Pakistan, Journalists Take Steps Forward Amid Political Transition

Sep 24, 2008
Five senior-level Pakistani journalists discussed the challenges of and recent progress in reportage in their home country, from government access to public perception.

SSRC Calls for Grant Proposals on Environmental Health Information Generation and Dissemination

Sep 18, 2008
SEPTEMBER 2008 - Seven to ten grants will be made to applicants located at Chinese institutions

CEF Director Contributes to New CSIS Report on Promoting Confidence Building Across the Taiwan Strait

Sep 18, 2008
SEPTEMBER 2008 - Dr. Jennifer Turner Contributes Section in Report on Cross-Strait Environmental Confidence Building Measures

Wilson Center Hosts Pakistani Journalists in Week-Long Conference

Sep 18, 2008
On September 14 – 18, 2008, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosted a conference for Pakistani print and television journalists. Conference participants engaged in an extensive series of meetings and exchanges with their counterparts in the U.S. media, representatives from private media-focused organizations, Washington-based Pakistani journalists, U.S. officials, and others. They also shared their perspectives on the role of the media in Pakistan today at a Wilson Center public event.

Pages